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The best theatre this November 2020—Adam Kay at the Apollo and the Death of England at the National

Plus a new season at the Theatre Royal

Betrayal/Copenhagen/Oleanna, Theatre Royal, Bath, 14th October to 12th December

Danny Moar’s Theatre Royal is the first regional theatre to announce a full main house limited capacity season in the Covid era. Three modern masters, Harold Pinter, Michael Frayn and David Mamet, are represented by three plays of argumentative encounters—between adulterous literati in Betrayal, Nobel Prize-winning physicists in Copenhagen, and teacher and pupil in Oleanna. The last is fuelled by an allegation of sexual harassment that can (and does) elicit shout-outs in the stalls and fistfights on the…

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